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US and Britain sanction Houthi supporters

Iranian-backed Houthi rebels targeted in sanctions imposed by the US and the UK.

US and Britain sanction Houthi supporters

Lord Jacob Rothschild passes away at 87

He is remembered as one of the most prominent members of the famous banking dynasty, a patron of the arts, and a philanthropist who supported many causes in Israel.

Lord Jacob Rothschild passes away at 87

'US and Britain seek to escalate tensions'

Iran criticizes US and British strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen, says the two countries seek to "escalate tensions and crises" in the region.

'US and Britain seek to escalate tensions'

Grime music icon stripped of award for antisemitism

The notable musician Wiley was stripped of his Member of the British Empire award following a series of antisemitic posts on social media.

Grime music icon stripped of award for antisemitism

'ISIS bride' loses appeal to regain UK citizenship

Shamima Begum, a British teen who left home to join ISIS, was stripped of her British citizenship in 2019. On Friday, the Court of Appeal rejected her latest bid to recover it.

'ISIS bride' loses appeal to regain UK citizenship

UK and Jordan air-drop aid into Gaza

The aid includes four tons of supplies which were floated down to the Tal Al-Hawa Hospital in northern Gaza.

UK and Jordan air-drop aid into Gaza

Chaos at UK House of Commons over Gaza vote

UK House Speaker Lindsay Hoyle comes under fire after allowing a Labour motion on the Gaza ceasefire to be voted on.

Chaos at UK House of Commons over Gaza vote

UK to consider suspending arms exports to Israel

The Guardian reports that, as the humanitarian situation in Gaza has worsened, diplomatic pressure has been mounting on the UK to suspend arms exports to Israel.

UK to consider suspending arms exports to Israel

'Like we were back in 1930's Germany'

The British Home Office is investigating the defacement of a birth certificate listing the father's place of birth as Israel.

'Like we were back in 1930's Germany'

British Labour leader calls for Gaza ceasefire

Keir Starmer's aides insist his latest words do not amount to a change in position.

British Labour leader calls for Gaza ceasefire

British ship comes under attack near Yemen

Explosion damages Belize-flagged, UK-registered and Lebanese-operated cargo ship. Crew unharmed.

British ship comes under attack near Yemen

Jewish MP suspended for calling Hamas 'death cult'

Midland Heart Housing Association suspends House of Lords Peer Ian Austin over tweet criticizing UNRWA for claiming to not know of Hamas digging tunnels under its facilities.

Jewish MP suspended for calling Hamas 'death cult'

'Deeply concerned about loss of lives in Gaza'

British Prime Minister speaks to Netanyahu, expresses UK's concern on "potentially devastating humanitarian impact" of an Israeli military operation in Rafah.

'Deeply concerned about loss of lives in Gaza'

The antisemitism crisis is out of control

In both Britain and America, politics is becoming increasingly distorted. Opinion.

The antisemitism crisis is out of control

Labour suspends candidate over anti-Israel remarks

Britain’s Labour Party suspends parliamentary candidate who was recorded using an expletive to refer to Israel and calling for Brits who fight in the IDF to "be locked up".

Labour suspends candidate over anti-Israel remarks

'We want no repeat of UNRWA allegations'

British Foreign Secretary David Cameron says the UK wants an "absolute guarantee" that UNRWA will not employ staff who are willing to attack Israel before resuming funding.

'We want no repeat of UNRWA allegations'

'Labour has changed on antisemitism'

Keir Starmer comments on removal of candidate who made anti-Israel statements: When I say the Labour Party has changed under my leadership, I mean it.

'Labour has changed on antisemitism'

UK Labour Party withdraws support for candidate

Labour Party withdraws support for candidate Azhar Ali after he suggested Israel relaxed its security in run up to the October 7 attack by Hamas to provide grounds to invade Gaza.

UK Labour Party withdraws support for candidate

Iran recruiting British Muslims to spy on Jews

Iran is recruiting British Muslims on pilgrimages to spy on Jews and dissidents upon their return to the UK, the Daily Mail says.

Iran recruiting British Muslims to spy on Jews

UK Chief Rabbi composes prayer for King Charles

The prayer beseeches G-d to prolong the King's days, 'so that he may continue to rule over our nation in good health and happiness.'

UK Chief Rabbi composes prayer for King Charles

'Intimidating' anti-Israel protests 'will not stand'

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announces series of measures police will be empowered to take if anti-Israel protests following October 7 turn intimidating or violent.

'Intimidating' anti-Israel protests 'will not stand'

British MPs show support for Gaza hostages

Israel’s Embassy in London initiated a show of support and dozens of Parliament members wore hostage dog tags commemorating four months since the Hamas attack on southern Israel

British MPs show support for Gaza hostages

'Coalition attacks degrading Houthis capabilities'

The British Defense Minister delivers a report on the coalition attacks against the Houthis to protect shipping in the Red Sea.

'Coalition attacks degrading Houthis capabilities'

Former UK union boss calls Israel terrorist state

British host James Whale kicks the keffiyeh-clad National Union of Rail, Maritime, and Transport Workers' former senior Assistant General Secretary, Steve Hedley, out of the studio after he calls Israel, US, and Britain 'terrorist states'.

Former UK union boss calls Israel terrorist state

US, Britain strike targets in Middle East

The US and Britain announce they struck 36 targets of the Iranian-affiliated Houthis in 13 locations in Yemen.

US, Britain strike targets in Middle East

Pro-Israel MP forced to leave politics after threats

British MP Mike Freer announced he would not seek reelection following an arson attack on his office and numerous death threats by Islamists.

Pro-Israel MP forced to leave politics after threats

America and Britain - blind stupidity?

America and Britain have crossed. a treacherous red line. Their unhinged obsession with the “two-state solution” threatens to incentivize Hamas. Opinion.

America and Britain - blind stupidity?

'We could recognize Palestine after Gaza ceasefire'

British Foreign Secretary David Cameron hints his country could officially recognize a Palestinian state without waiting for Israel-PA negotiations.

'We could recognize Palestine after Gaza ceasefire'

UK against plans for Jewish 'resettlement of Gaza'

The UK Foreign Office published a statement expressing alarm over the conference held in Jerusalem which called to restore Jewish communities in the Gaza Strip.

UK against plans for Jewish 'resettlement of Gaza'

'We have considerable concerns about ICJ ruling'

British government comments on ICJ ruling in South Africa's case: Israel has the right to defend itself against Hamas.

'We have considerable concerns about ICJ ruling'

Countries follow US' lead in suspending UNRWA funds

Several countries follow US' lead, announce pause in funding for UNRWA following 'deeply concerning' reports that UNRWA employees participated in the Oct. 7 massacre.

Countries follow US' lead in suspending UNRWA funds

Citizens must be ready for war with Russia

The head of the British army recently stated that both men and women in Britain must be ready to fight if NATO goes to war with Russia.

Citizens must be ready for war with Russia

US army destroys two Houthi anti-ship missiles

In latest strike against Iranian-backed rebels, US army destroys two Houthi anti-ship missiles that were ready to be launched.

US army destroys two Houthi anti-ship missiles

British Foreign Secretary to visit Israel

British Foreign Secretary David Cameron expected to advocate for a pathway out of the war during visit to Israel on Wednesday.

British Foreign Secretary to visit Israel

36 hours and 5 countries to reach IDF reserve duty

Shuki Salzman was exempt from reserve service but was willing to undertake an exhausting trip to do his part after the October 7th massacre.

36 hours and 5 countries to reach IDF reserve duty

'US and British strikes will only make us stronger'

Houthi leader unfazed by US and Britain's strikes: The American and British must understand that our people do not know how to surrender.

'US and British strikes will only make us stronger'

US and Britain strike Houthi targets in Yemen

US and Britain strike eight Houthi targets in Yemen as the US names the ongoing operation to target Houthi assets in Yemen “Operation Poseidon Archer”.

US and Britain strike Houthi targets in Yemen

'No other option than a Palestinian state'

Britain’s Defense Secretary, Grant Shapps, says Netanyahu's comments rejecting the prospect of a Palestinian state were "disappointing".

'No other option than a Palestinian state'

Kate Middleton in hospital after surgery

Meanwhile, Buckingham Palace reveals that King Charles will attend hospital next week for a "corrective procedure".

Kate Middleton in hospital after surgery

'Idea behind advocating for Israel is to never stop'

In an interview with Arutz Sheva, Ambassador Tzipi Hotovely, explains the importance of holding media outlets accountable when they publish harmful inaccurate information.

'Idea behind advocating for Israel is to never stop'

US and UK strike Houthi targets in Yemen

US and UK launch air strikes struck more than a dozen Houthi targets inside of Yemen. Biden: I will not hesitate to direct further measures.

US and UK strike Houthi targets in Yemen

Israel advocacy superstar lands in London

Eylon Levy arrived in London where he will present Israel's case to 10 of Britain's foremost media outlets.

Israel advocacy superstar lands in London

UK House of Commons votes for Anti-BDS Bill

The bill, referred to as the anti-BDS bill, seeks to prevent public bodies, including councils, from boycotting, disinvesting, or sanctioning a particular international territory, unless supported by the government's foreign policy.

UK House of Commons votes for Anti-BDS Bill

Britain considering strikes on Houthis

British Defense Secretary Grant Shapps says the government will not hesitate to take “direct action” to prevent further Houthi attacks.

Britain considering strikes on Houthis

Russia losing 300 soldiers a day in Ukraine

A British report claims that Russian casualties in Ukraine will equal or even rival the number of Soviet soldiers lost in Afghanistan.

Russia losing 300 soldiers a day in Ukraine

British Prime Minister's house defaced in protest over Gaza war

A couple left red handprints on the gate of 10 Downing Street, claiming that 'the British government has blood on its hands.'

British Prime Minister's house defaced in protest over Gaza war

Four countries condemn Iran over uranium enrichment

France, Germany, Britain and US condemn Iran after IAEA report said it increased its production rate of highly enriched uranium.

Four countries condemn Iran over uranium enrichment

Britain announces ban on 'violent settlers'

British Foreign Secretary David Cameron says "extremist settlers" undermine security and stability for Israelis and Palestinian Arabs.

Britain announces ban on 'violent settlers'

'A Palestinian state? Absolutely no'

Israel's ambassador to the UK says Israel will not agree to a Palestinian state: They want to have a state from the river to the sea.

'A Palestinian state? Absolutely no'

London bus drivers failed to stop for Jewish children

Police in London investigating claims Jewish children were prevented from getting on buses in the city.

London bus drivers failed to stop for Jewish children

UK joins efforts to find hostages in Gaza

British Ministry of Defense announces its surveillance craft will participate in efforts to locate where Hamas is holding its hostages.

UK joins efforts to find hostages in Gaza

UK to conduct surveillance flights over Israel and Gaza

Britain's Ministry of Defense announces the surveillance aircraft will be unarmed and will be tasked solely to locate hostages.

UK to conduct surveillance flights over Israel and Gaza

Britain sends destroyer to the Gulf amid regional tensions

UK Defense Secretary Grant Shapps says HMS Diamond will keep Britain and its interests safe.

Britain sends destroyer to the Gulf amid regional tensions

Pro-Israel right-wing activist removed from pro-Jewish march

EDL founder Tommy Robinson was forcibly removed from a pro-Israel rally after organizers said he was unwelcome.

Pro-Israel right-wing activist removed from pro-Jewish march

British Labour Party in upheaval over Israel ceasefire vote

SNP's bid to get MPs to call for a ceasefire was knocked down with a 293-125. Nine Labour shadow ministers have resigned.

British Labour Party in upheaval over Israel ceasefire vote

'Demonstrations do not represent UK street'

Israeli Amb. to the UK says the British govt. understands the magnitude of the Hamas massacre, public does not support Islamic extremists.

'Demonstrations do not represent UK street'

Suella Braverman removed from post as UK Home Secretary

The staunchly pro-Jewish secretary was accused of undermining the operational independence of - and public confidence in - the police.

Suella Braverman removed from post as UK Home Secretary

'Israel is doing its best, sometimes civilians get hurt in wars'

British Defense Secretary Grant Shapps backs Israel: Calling for a ceasefire is in effect saying ‘don't worry about those terrorists’.

'Israel is doing its best, sometimes civilians get hurt in wars'

Jewish families targeted by anti-Israel activists at synagogue

500,000 people turn out to protest Israel on streets of London on Armistice Day.

Jewish families targeted by anti-Israel activists at synagogue

British newspaper to feature Israeli babies kidnapped by Hamas

The front page of Thursday’s edition of the Sun will feature faces and stories of 32 Israeli children abducted by Hamas.

British newspaper to feature Israeli babies kidnapped by Hamas